Stories about Chesterville

Water quality ordinance amended slightly

CHESTERVILLE — Prior to the proposed water protection ordinance going to public hearing on Sept. 12, the Planning Board changed the distance that excavation will be permitted related to a great pond. The ordinance now proposes that no part of any excavation operation, including drain...

Chesterville to consider ordinance to protect water quality

CHESTERVILLE — A public hearing will be held Thursday on a proposed ordinance to give the town local control to protect the water quality within its boundaries. The hearing is scheduled at 7 p.m. at the Town Office. The hearing will allow residents to ask questions about the p...

BB gun stolen in burglary

CHESTERVILLE — A Franklin County deputy is investigating a burglary at a residence on Horseshoe Pond Road. It was reported at 8:13 a.m. Saturday that clothes and trash bags were strewn around on the second floor of a house, Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said. The back door to the ... 1

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Todd O. Tyler, 34, Andover, driving after suspension, Aug. 21, $250 cash bail, court appearance Oct. 16, Wilton Police Department. * Barry Brown, 50, Chesterville, violation of Inter...

Paroled murderer arrested in Franklin County

CHESTERVILLE — A convicted murderer on parole for life was arrested Wednesday for illegally being in Maine at a residence on Horseshoe Pond Road. Barry Brown, 50, of Raymond, N.H., moved to Maine without proper authorization between the New Hampshire parole division and Maine Probati...

Driver in crash faces distracted driving charge

CHESTERVILLE — Five people were trapped Wednesday after a broken utility pole beside Ridge Road landed on one vehicle and wires on another, Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols Sr. said. No one was injured, he said. Brandy Krause, 68, of Wilton was driving her Honda CRV north at abo...

Fayette man injured when car rolls after hitting pole

CHESTERVILLE — A Fayette man was injured Monday night when his car hit a utility pole and rolled onto its roof on Ridge Road. State Police Trooper Keith Barton responded to an accident reported by a passer-by at about 10:45 p.m., Trooper William Plourde said Tuesday. When poli...

Franklin County arrest log

FARMINGTON — The following arrests were recently logged at Franklin County Detention Center: * Brett Roberts, 49, Chesterville, driving under the influence, violation condition of release, criminal trespass, July 30, no bail listed, Maine State Police. * Eric Aronson, 54, Rang...

Chesterville man's bail, charges increased

FARMINGTON — A Chesterville man's bail was increased to $50,000 cash or $200,000 worth of real estate when he went before a judge Wednesday on a sexual assault charge, according to court documents. Jason Bergeron, 36, is accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 15. ...

Ryder honored for grassroots work

Maine State Rep. Paul Gilbert, D-Jay, right, who represents House District 87 (Chesterville, Jay, Mercer, New Sharon and Starks) presented Rebecca Ryder, Franklin Community Health Network president and CEO with a legislative sentiment for receiving the American Hospital Association Grassroots Cha...